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2015 Mike Iaconelli Fishing Videos

Match the Hatch - Bass Fishing Tips and TechniquesIn this video: The Bass University TV sneak peek preview of Mike Iaconelli's on-water training video on how to "Match the Hatch". Watch Ike's entire training video on Bass University TV.
Bass University TV, Mike Iaconelli
January 26th, 2015
Pro Fishing Secret Tip - Knot Trick for Flipping Heavy CoverIn this video: Pro BASS and FLW tournament champion Mike Iaconelli explains why the snell knot is a super knot for flipping straight-shank hooks. If you fish heavy cover, this heavy-gauge hook, paired with the snell knot is a great combination for getting high hookup percentages, getting fish out of heavy cover and landing big bass.

This VMC hook Heavy Duty Flipping Hook is really the secret of this technique. VMC has designed a space between the bait keeper and the eye, and that space is great for tying the snell knot.
Tackle Warehouse, VMC, Mike Iaconelli, Snell Knot
January 26th, 2015
Mike Iaconelli Professional Tournament Bass Champion DocumentaryIn this video: Dive deep, 20Ft Deep, with Mark Jeffreys and Z3 Media, as they document the backstory of professional BASS and FLW tournament-winning champion, BASS Angler of the Year and Bassmaster Classic Champion Mike "Ike" Iaconelli.

Learn how Mike got started tournament fishing, and how he made it a career. See his first Toyota truck, his high school and college and more in the full documentary at 20Ft Deep.
20Ft Deep, Mark Jeffreys, Mike Iaconelli
January 22nd, 2015
Kevin Short 2015 Classic, MLF & Square Bill Crankbait Pro Tips - Ike Live In this video: After missing an event because a tornado destroyed his and his father's house, Kevin Short "K-Pink" came back to qualify for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic, ensuring there would be at least one Kevin in the Classic. In this clip from Ike Live, Kevin talks about determination and remembering that stuff can be replaced, people are what's important. Kevin also talks about the intensity of Major League Fishing's tournament format and the excitement of the show. Lastly, Kevin talks about what makes him a good square bill crankbait angler. How do I make fish bite this bait today?

Never give up.

Watch the entire episode
Kevin Short, Joe Balog, Mike Iaconelli, Ike Live, 2015 Bassmaster Classic
January 16th, 2015
That's the Taste of MoneyIn this video: Ike lands a big 5lb. 2oz giant in Major League Fishing's 2015 General Tire Summit Cup on Messalonskee Lake in Waterville Maine.
MLF, Major League Fishing, Maine, Tournament
January 13th, 2015
Aaron Martens Fishing Tournament Tips & 2015 Classic PracticeIn this video: Aaron Martens was a guest for the Christmas Special of Ike Live. Mike Iaconelli and Aaron Martens are both former BASS Angler-of-the-Year winners. In this segment, A-mart talks about his pre-practice at Lake Hartwell, where they will hold the 2015 Bassmaster Classic. Martens talks about tournament preparation, planning, knowing the lake and other tips, tactics and secrets for tournament success.

Aaron also answers a fan question about why he backs his baitcaster reels with braided line, and Martens and Pete Gluszek discuss fishing a flurorocarbon leader on braid, especially with spinning gear with shakey head or dropshot.

Watch the entire IKE Live show
Ike Live, Aaron Martens, 2015 Bassmaster Classic, BASS, Pete Gluszek
January 12th, 2015
BASS Elite Delaware River Win Fishing Baits and Tactics Part 5In this video: Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek continue covering a lot of the areas that Mike Iaconelli fished in his Delaware River BASS Elite Series event win. Mike demonstrates the improved clinch knot *dentist recommend you do not bite the line, as Mike does in the video. Mike catches a good Delaware River bass on the Rapala DT Thug 'Ike's Old School' color. Ike was fishing this bait on:
· Ike Series Custom Rod All Purpose 7' Med (coming soon)
· Abu Garcia REVO Premier Generation 3 Casting Reel 6.4:1
· 12lb Berkley Trilene 100% Fluorocarbon Line Clear

Pete Gluszek recommend quick-changing crankbaits using snaps.

Mike also recommends Molix Venator Double Willow Spinnerbait in Ike's Purple Sinsay for dirty fishing tidal river waters.
Tackle Warehouse, Mike Iaconelli, Pete Gluszek, Molix, Rapala, Berkley
January 5th, 2015
BASS Elite Delaware River Win Fishing Baits and Tactics Part 4In this video: When conditions got more tough, Mike threw a shakey head, a great technique for when conditions are tough. Mike fished:
· 3/16oz. VMC Ike Approved Rugby Jig
· Berkley Havoc Larry Nixon Bottom Hopper 6.25" in Junebug
· 6'6" Med Hvy Abu Garcia Villain Spinning Rod
*Tackle Warehouse appears to not carry the Revo Premier spinning reels check out the
· Abu Garcia Revo SX30
· 8lb. 100% Berkley Trilene Fluorocarbon

Check out Berkley Anglers Super Glue for bonding braided knots and affixing soft plastics to jigheads.
Tackle Warehouse, Berkley, VMC, Pete Gluszek, Delaware River
January 5th, 2015